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Naidu happy over people’s participation in Governance

Expressing happiness over the increased participation of the people in the day-to-day governance, AP Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has emphasized that awareness on the ongoing State and Central welfare programs should reach every citizen in the nook and corner of the State.

In a teleconference held here this morning, the Chief Minister said the district Collectors should meticulously utilize the Rs 10 crores available with each district for construction of rainwater harvesting structures, cement roads and for other development works. “Through the use of technology, we promise to deliver goods and be more accountable and transparent governance, said the Chief Minister. He said the Fiber Grid project, the first of its kind in the country, will provide broadband and net connectively to all the households in the State. This, he said, was going to revolutionize the development activities in the State. “Every woman should become an e-literate and officials must ensure 100 per cent e-literacy in the State”, the Chief Minister said.

Constant up gradation of knowledge is needed to achieve the set parameters, particularly in education and health sector and every department must strive to help the government achieve 15 per cent growth target, he added. A total of Rs 2,600 crore has been spent under the NREGS and the remaining Rs 800 crore should be utilized properly, he advised. Exhorting students to take an active part in the developmental process of the State, Chandrababu Naidu said, “Every student must question his/her contribution to the development of the State and must be aware of their responsibilities.

Schools and colleges must come with an action plan to educate the students on the progress made by the State in the last two years. “Students should chalk out a plan in the early days of their career on how well they can contribute to the overall development and welfare of the State,” the Chief Minister said. He urged members of all sections of the society to come forward and participate in the “Maha Sankalpam”  scheduled to be held on June 8 and renew their commitment to the development of Andhra Pradesh. (NSS)